Stock Photo Description
Stock photo of Leh Palace with the white mountains of the Himalaya creating a beautiful snow capped peaks background, a vivid landscape image which takes in beautiful and ancient architecture, a beautiful backdrop which adds contrast to the ruined old Royal Palace of Leh in Ladakh. Land A former Royal residence Leh Palace has a prominent position situated on top of a Tsemo Hill overlooking the whole of Leh city in the Indian Himalaya. Built using traditional methods and materials such as timber and man made mud bricks Leh Palace continues to withstand the rigors of time and climate. Leh Royal Palace was built in the 17th century by King Sengge Namgyal and modeled on the Potato Palace in Lhasa, Tibet.